2018 MCE

Government, Business, Safety

Marijuana Legalization Poses Perplexing Issue for Industry

ATA's Abigail Potter ATA's Abigail Potter by John Sommers II for Transport Topics

AUSTIN, Texas ­— There is a great unknown for how federal and state enforcement authorities as well as trucking companies will come to grips with the proliferation of state laws permitting medical and recreational use of marijuana, a panel of trucking executives said.

Eric Miller | Senior Reporter
October 28, 2018
Government, Business, Safety

FMCSA’s Ray Martinez Indicates Concern Over California’s Meal, Rest Break Rule

FMCSA Administrator Ray Martinez FMCSA Administrator Ray Martinez by John Sommers II for Transport Topics

AUSTIN, Texas — As the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration prepares to evaluate comments related to California’s meal-and-rest-break requirements, its administrator expressed concern over the state’s rules, which differ from federal regulations.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
October 28, 2018
Business, Technology

Lytx Extracts Safety Insights From 100 Billion Miles of Driving Data

Lytx data analyst Ryan Brandos Lytx data analyst Ryan Brandos by John Sommers II for Transport Topics

AUSTIN, Texas — Lytx Inc., a supplier of video-based telematics systems for fleets, shared insights and trends about safety in the trucking industry based on 100 billion miles of driving data captured by its onboard recorders.

Seth Clevenger | Managing Editor, Features
October 28, 2018
Business

DriverReach Expands Digital Platform to Speed Up Driver Hiring

DriverReach founder and CEO Jeremy Reymer Reymer by John Sommers II for Transport Topics

AUSTIN, Texas — With the trucking industry facing a critical shortage of more than 50,000 drivers, Indianapolis-based DriverReach unveiled an online platform for companies and drivers that the human resources tech company said will accelerate the hiring process of drivers.

Dan Ronan | Associate News Editor
October 28, 2018
Government, Business, Equipment, Safety, Logistics, Autonomous

MCE 2018 to Focus on Cooperation, Trucking Industry Promotion

MCE 2018 Spear speaks during MCE 2017. (John Sommers II for Transport Topics)

When trucking officials gather at the annual American Trucking Associations Management Conference & Exhibition in Austin, Texas, Oct. 27-30, the major theme they will hear is how the industry can work together nationally and locally to promote trucking.

Dan Ronan | Associate News Editor
October 20, 2018
Special Coverage

2018 MCE

Complete coverage of the 2018 Management Conference & Exhibition from the Austin Convention Center in Austin, Texas, Oct. 27-31, 2018.

October 19, 2018
Business

2018 MCE

Business, Safety

NTDC Grand Champion Scott Woodrome to Be Honored at MCE

NTDC Grand Champion Scott Woodrome Woodrome celebrates after winning the 2018 NTDC Grand Champion award. (John Sommers II for Transport Topics)

The country’s top truck driver will be honored at the Management Conference & Exhibition, the annual industry gathering hosted by American Trucking Associations.

Eugene Mulero | Senior Reporter
October 19, 2018

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